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6 hours ago

6 Books for Lazy Summer Days (VIDEO)

During the summer months, we hear lots of chatter about “beach reads.” Those light, uncomplicated books where we skip through the pages. We don’t have to work hard to focus on characters and plot lines. Sometimes, that’s exactly the type of book…

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7 hours ago

Unexpected Friendships Are Everywhere, Waiting to Be Found

A lot of people, I find, have a close friend who does not make sense. Someone who just doesn’t ‘fit’ with other aspects of their life, and no one from outside can quite understand why they are friends at all. Such friendships can be especially meaningful…

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3 days ago

7 Home Business Ideas for Food Lovers

There are people who thrive on takeout and then there are gourmands. If you have a passion for trying out new cuisines, dabbling in the kitchen, and producing works of culinary art, you have the option of using your hobby to your advantage…

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4 days ago

What Are the Easiest Ways to Overcome Fear of Technology?

Technology is all around us. There is no escaping it these days. But the longer you avoid it, the worse your apprehensions will get. In my experience of working with people and techie things, I’ve found that fear of looking or feeling stupid…

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1 week ago

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s

I worked in non-profit organizations (NGO’s) for over three decades and, for the most part, enjoyed the time spent with the volunteers that came in to help. I believe that anyone who provides their time and intelligence to an NGO, without financial…

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1 week ago

Have You Experienced the Curse of Cursive Handwriting

If you’re of a certain age, perhaps you learned cursive writing, also known as script, a way of writing that’s almost extinct. It’s not being taught in most schools anymore, something I find disappointing. I love my cursive writing because I find it so much faster…

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1 week ago

How to Have an Opinion but Still Practice the Art of Kind Conversing in Your 60s

These are turbulent times that we live in, and I am amazed at the uncontrolled and selfish conversing I see and hear lately. It’s everywhere! TV, social media, restaurants, ball fields, schools… everywhere! I believe everyone has forgotten…

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1 week ago

How to Make Retired Life a Pleasurable Experience

Many of us look forward to the day we retire. As our professional lives wind down, that moment we can finally leave it all behind beckons us like a Promised Land. I retired from a demanding career five years ago, and I can say that much of that promised bliss is real…

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2 weeks ago

Choose a Burial Plan – The Remains of Your Days

This morning I am very much alive. I’m getting in my morning run, doing a little strength work and planning my next travel ventures. Still, that mental nudge comes every now and then. It says, “Be kind to your family. Make those decisions about burial, the remains of your days.”

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2 weeks ago

5 Ways to Downsize Without Becoming a Small Person

“Much of what we acquire in life isn’t worth dragging to the next leg of our journey,” writes Gina Greenlee in Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on the Road. “Travel light,” she adds. “You will be better equipped to travel far…” 

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